Mapping your hike with Google Earth


A recent article at Popular Mechanics discusses some great ways to share your hikes with your friends via Google Earth, and they include some great tips. To start of course, they recommend that you … [Read more...]

The path of the Olympic torch in Google Earth

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Our friends at DataAppeal, who recently released a variety of updatesto their excellent tool, are back with some great visualizations of the Olympic torch relay. The first is the "Ribbon Path", which … [Read more...]

Improving your golf game with Google Earth


We've seen Google Earth connected with the game of golf a number of times over the years.  We've talked about the built-in Golf Courses layer, sites like GolfNation that make great use of Google … [Read more...]

Mapping the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Google Earth


The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will be kicking off in a few days, and while I expect Google will release some neat tools to help you follow the games, George at MyReadingMapped has already put out … [Read more...]

Exploring MetLife Stadium, home of the Super Bowl, in Google Earth


With the Super Bowl coming up in a few days, Google has created a variety of tours of MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.  Because that area doesn't yet have "3D Imagery", the model of the stadium is still … [Read more...]

Snowboarding in Google Earth


A while back we showed you the excellent Formula 1 racing game that was created by "MisterFoley", and just in time for the Winter Olympics he's back now with a fun snowboarding game for Google … [Read more...]

Nice new enhancements to the Formula One Google Earth game


Earlier this year we showed an excellent Formula 1 racing game for Google Earth that was created by "MisterFoley". With the 2013 Formula 1 Grand Prix heading to Austin, Texas this weekend, they've … [Read more...]

New premium features for Rally Navigator


Earlier this year we told you about Rally Navigator, a great program that helps rally riders create "ridebooks" to assist them in their events. They've recently released a premium version with … [Read more...]

Share your GPS tracks with Track Profiler


If you enjoy working with GPS tracks from various events, might be of great value to you.  I ran the Peachtree Road Race 10K last week, and putting my track into Trackprofiler was … [Read more...]

Tracking the Tour de France in Google Earth on Android


As he's done in years past (2012, 2011), Dennis at has built some great tools to help track the Tour de France in Google Earth.  However, this year he's added a new way to track the … [Read more...]